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Pintarnya is building a super app for Indonesia’s blue collar workers

Indonesia’s 60 million blue collar workers contribute 20% to its gross domestic product, but they face a lot of uncertainty. Many are forced to bounce from job to job, some […]




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Daily Crunch: Beating ‘other takeover bidders,’ Bosch acquires autonomous driving startup Five.ai

To get a roundup of TechCrunch’s biggest and most important stories delivered to your inbox every day at 3 p.m. PT, subscribe here. Welcome to the Daily Crunch for Tuesday, […]




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Nord Security, the startup behind NordVPN, raises its first-ever funding, $100M at a $1.6B valuation

VPN usage has surged in the last several years, with growing concerns over data privacy and security — and sometimes completely different motivations like people wanting to access content otherwise […]







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Wag’s recovery is a bet on you going back to work

Remember Wag? The dog-walking app made huge waves back in 2018 when it raised $300 million from SoftBank’s Vision Fund. Competing with rival Rover, Wag’s service fell out of our […]




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Record number of unicorns and IPOs: Indian startups raised $39B in 2021

In late March last year, as the virus started to spread across India, investors began to worry about the impact a potential pandemic could have on their portfolio firms. They […]




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Overjet sinks its teeth into another round of capital for its dental AI tech

Just four months after announcing $27 million in Series A funding, Overjet, a company developing dental artificial intelligence software, came forward again with another $42.5 million in Series B financing […]




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General Catalyst leads $7M investment in AR startup selling NFT jetpacks

After months of NFT mania and Facebook’s recent name change to Meta, it’s fair to say that “metaverse” chatter has reached a fever pitch. And while crypto investors are buying […]




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Edtech startup Microverse raises $12.5M to bring income share agreements to the developing world

Edtech startup Microverse has tapped new venture funding in its quest to help train students across the globe to code through its online school that requires zero upfront cost, instead […]